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Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 27, 2003, 11:54am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By Jim Dixon
Question OK, so I've gone out on a limb and made my views...

OK, so I've gone out on a limb and made my views known. Anyone want to challenge me? Any women's officials want to stand shoulder to shoulder with me? Or is it me against the NCAA world?
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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 23, 2003, 03:59pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,239
Posted By Jim Dixon
Lightbulb New rule change

I'll trot out my perennial suggestion to add the shot clock at the HS varsity level.

True, a mercy rule may help do the same thing, but there are also times when a relatively close game is...
Forum: Basketball Sat Feb 23, 2002, 05:25pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jim Dixon
Please let me know

Just a request.

Many newspapers do not give high school sports, nor the officials, the kind of coverage that I think people want.

Certainly the press fails to give positive coverage.

If your...
Forum: Basketball Sat Feb 23, 2002, 04:55pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,650
Posted By Jim Dixon
Eight years ago in Ohio near Dayton, I had a slow...

Eight years ago in Ohio near Dayton, I had a slow whistle on a travel call. The date was December 28.

Coach: "Good call, but make it in the year it happened!"
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 24, 2001, 05:50pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,151
Posted By Jim Dixon
If your supervisor says the following . . . .

I can appreciate the points of view so far. Now let me throw another wrinkle into it.

What if you work in a conference where the philosophy is more one sided?

That is, what if the supervisor...
Forum: Basketball Sun Dec 16, 2001, 10:29pm
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Jim Dixon
Something new for the Holidays, and the New Year!...

Something new for the Holidays, and the New Year! Officiating.com will periodically present issues on which you can go to our Discussion Board -- The Official Forum -- and express your views. It...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 01, 2001, 02:50pm
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Jim Dixon
Smile Answers to your questions . . . .

Larry

I would like to encourage you to take the time to read all the great ideas at our most recent addition -- http://www.StartOfficiating.com

If you go there, you will get a lot of...
Forum: Basketball Sat May 05, 2001, 02:07pm
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Jim Dixon
I wrote about this not long ago. It was...

I wrote about this not long ago.

It was called, "Held Ball #2 — Try This Next Time on a Blocked Shot."

Perhaps that addresses some of your concern. If not, write to me and we can discuss,...
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 16, 2001, 07:37am
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By Jim Dixon
I have been contacted by a military member in...

I have been contacted by a military member in Germany who is moving back to the States to Scott AFB IL.

If anyone in the St Louis area can give this person some info for getting connected and back...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 16, 2001, 09:26am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thumbs up Horn problems

A similar problem occurred in a game last evening, in which the horn kept sounding for many minutes until they just turned it off. Then they brought out the "horn in a can."

It was the Georgetown...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 02, 2001, 01:08pm
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By Jim Dixon
Intentional Foul

Good point. IMHO, when POE's are published, we have an ethical responsibility to read and abide with the intent of it.

For the older / experienced officials, the mindset ajustment may be...
Forum: Wrestling Fri Feb 09, 2001, 10:43am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,487
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thought I would contact our faithful discussion...

Thought I would contact our faithful discussion board members first.

If you have an interest in writing articles for RightSports, would you please contact me.

This is a fantastic opportunity...
Forum: Hockey Fri Feb 09, 2001, 10:42am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thought I would contact our faithful discussion...

Thought I would contact our faithful discussion board members first.

If you have an interest in writing articles for RightSports, would you please contact me.

This is a fantastic opportunity...
Forum: Volleyball Fri Feb 09, 2001, 10:40am
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thought I would contact our faithful discussion...

Thought I would contact our faithful discussion board members first.

If you have an interest in writing articles for RightSports, would you please contact me.

This is a fantastic opportunity to...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 25, 2001, 01:59pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Jim Dixon
Question Options?

Perhaps you have another option or two.

First, can you diminish your schedule a little? Assuming that the pluses outweigh the minuses for you as an official, sometimes you can back off a little...
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 08, 2000, 06:10pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jim Dixon
For those of you who have already started your...

For those of you who have already started your season, or are have just begun, would you be so kind as to email me about your experiences regarding enforcement?

1. Is there a lot of palming?
2....
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 29, 2000, 07:34pm
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By Jim Dixon
I was present at the Texas Assn. of Sports...

I was present at the Texas Assn. of Sports Officials Annual Convention in Houston yesterday, in which Dick Schindler, past rules editor for the NFHS Rules, was speaking to us about the rules changes...
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 22, 2000, 10:35pm
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Jim Dixon
Just a quick comment for those of you who are...

Just a quick comment for those of you who are really reading the rules reviews. I was looking very closely at case book play 9.12B, and one of its references. It cited 6-7-9, which you will see...
Forum: Basketball Sun Sep 03, 2000, 04:58pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jim Dixon
Post <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Geneva">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by PAULK1:
I think we are getting confused between obtaining and maintaining a legal guarding position. In...
Forum: Basketball Sat Sep 02, 2000, 02:20pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thumbs down Thanks for reading, guys. To be frank, I was...

Thanks for reading, guys. To be frank, I was hoping this article would generate a little discussion--it has done so on basketball discussion boards for the last 3 years.

Notice what I said:

...
Forum: Testing Forum Sat Sep 02, 2000, 02:10pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jim Dixon
Thumbs down Thanks for reading, guys. [This message...

Thanks for reading, guys.


[This message has been edited by Jim Dixon (edited September 02, 2000).]
Forum: Basketball Sun Jul 23, 2000, 03:17pm
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Jim Dixon
Post <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Geneva">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Mark Padgett:

Guess what? The NCAA made that change for next season. Not only that, they now have...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 20, 2000, 03:25am
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Jim Dixon
Post My major lesson at camp this year was avoiding...

My major lesson at camp this year was avoiding isolation of partners and striving for teamwork by demonstrating some leadership. I think it would take me many paragraphs to fully describe what I...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 20, 2000, 02:34am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jim Dixon
Post [QUOTE]Originally posted by Hawks Coach: I...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Hawks Coach:
I believe, as a coach, that the ref has to put themselves above the situation and be the voice of reason.[QUOTE]

I agree.

[QUOTE]I enjoy the Dave-isms...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 20, 2000, 02:27am
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Jim Dixon
Post <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Geneva">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Richard Ogg:
As for the hand check, I prefer to get one of those in the first minute or so of the...
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